Growing numbers of branded Hanoverians are appearing at Horse Trial events this autumn… Apart from the previously mentioned Lexington (Limonit/ Karensky xx) has been placed in Novice starts in recent weeks with Daniel Blundell. Breeder Melissa Nadin Henton Executive (Escudo I/Distelfink) has a new rider in Andy Daines and has been out at 2 [...]
Impressions of the 2013 classification tour - Dr. Ludwig Christmann In 1997 I had my first and so far only inspection tour to New Zealand and so I was very much looking forward to my second trip to this wonderful end of the world (from the view of a European). I was looking forward to [...]
During th February Verband Tour – Dr Ludwig Christmann from Verden, Germany, took this lovely photograph of Anamour some of the original syndicate members at Anamour’s home of Bilbar Lodge, Palmerston North. From left – Spin and Joan Sutherland, Sara Williams, Wendy Freman, Anamour, Gary Freeman, Pat Dalrymple, Kathy Scott and Eric Ropiha ONZM.
Registered Hanoverians featured well in the results at this year’s show – four champions and three reserve champions. In Level 1 the first four horses are hanoverians Congratulations to all the riders owners and breeders. Level 1 Champion Don Amour MH (Don Frederico/Anamour) Wendi Williamson Level 3 Champion Don Phillipo Imp. (Don Frederico) Rider [...]
The new initiative this year was to inspect Mare Families on the trip around. Six families were presented – mare and two female progeny – FOUR families became Elite – with a score of 8 or more – Diva Primero – best dressage bred family Delphi – best jumping/eventing bred family Delphi – 22 [...]
It is not long now until the tour starts – Feb 8th in Awanui, Northland at Matthews Hanoverians Feb 9th – Kumeu area at Riverpark Farm Feb 10th – Abderry in Patumahoe 9.30 am start for the Grand Parade of mares and a Mare and Foal Show after lunch Feb 11th – Manawatu at [...]